With the Christmas season fully upon us, we are turning our attention to this charming tradition, the history behind it, and how the celebration has evolved over the years. Of course, it is generally accepted around the world that Christmas is originally a Christian celebration, but many other cultures have adapted the traditions to suit their own beliefs.
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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are feeling inspired by this humble and inspiring celebration when it comes to baby naming. Taking place on the 23rd November 2017, Thanksgiving began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Put simply, Thanksgiving is about marking and celebrating what you are grateful for in life, something which we can all admit we need to try and do a lot more of.
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Baby naming may seem like a relatively straightforward task – choose a handful of names you like and see which of those best goes with your baby’s surname – and you’ve got your baby’s name. The truth is that there are a few pitfalls that many of us fall into, and with our baby naming guide of what to do and what not to do, you can make baby naming simple and enjoyable.
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With the launch of thousands of new Indian names on the Namey app last week and Diwali this week, we are turning our attention to the festival of light, and drawing inspiration from this unique celebration.
Read on to find out more about Diwali and discover Indian baby names inspired by this fantastic celebration…
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With the launch of thousands of new Indian names on Namey this week in time for Diwali, what better time to take a look at naming conventions in the Indian subcontinent.
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Chinese naming conventions
In China, there is a very specific – and different to western cultures – naming convention. Chinese naming conventions put the family name first, before any given name.
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The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated festivals in the Chinese calendar. The annual harvest festival is celebrated by China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia and a number of other Asian countries on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar which, in the Georgian calendar, falls on 4th October in 2017.
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Choosing a name for your newborn baby boy or girl should be a joyful and exciting experience, but more often than not many of us struggle when it comes to this big decision.
Finding the right baby name is really important as a name becomes part of the child’s identity into adult life.
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Thursday 21st September 2017 is host to the International Day of Peace – a globally shared date for everyone to commit to peace, above all differences. When you think of suitable baby names something that springs to mind for many of us is the idea of peace, something calming and humble, yet subtly strong.
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